Healthy Recipes

Whole-Grain Corn Bread

Whole-grain corn flour and buttermilk make this rib-sticking corn bread a healthier choice than the starchy, fatty variety.
Whole-Grain Corn Bread
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1 1/2 cups whole-grain corn flour
1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt (optional)
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
3 tablespoons honey
1 1/2 cups low-fat buttermilk
1/4 cup canola oil
2 eggs, beaten


1. Preheat oven to 400˚F. Coat an 8-inch square pan or 8-inch cast iron skillet with nonstick cooking spray.

2. In a medium mixing bowl, combine flours, baking powder, seasonings, and honey with a wire whisk. In a small bowl, combine remaining wet ingredients. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.

3. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until a cake tester inserted in the center comes out clean. Cut into squares to serve.

Nutritional facts: 

Per serving: 267 calories, 11 g fat (1.3 g saturated), 38 g carbohydrates, 7 g protein, 4 g fiber, 213 mg sodium (9% Daily Value).